THOMAS N. IOVINO was born on June 15, 1952 in Brooklyn, New York. He earned both Bachelor (1973) and Master Degrees (1974) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He started his career as a project engineer with J.D. Posillico, first working during winter and summer vacations, and later, upon college graduation, becoming a full time employee. In 1977, he joined Nanco Contracting in New York City, as a project engineer and then as superintendent and general manager. In 1981, while continuing to work for Nanco, Tom formed his own company, Judlau Contracting, naming it after his wife, Judy, and his daughter, Lauren. In March 1983, he left Nanco to put his full efforts into Judlau. Starting with small sewer and water main contracts, within its first 15 years, the company’s annual revenues reached $50 million. The Judlau Companies rank among the Top Ten Contractors in New York State, second in the Transportation category and eight among General Contractors in the region. Tom has served as President of the General Contractors Association of New York; as a Member of the Board of Directors and Executive Committee of the New York Building Congress; as First Vice President, Contractors Division of the American Road & Transportation Builders Association; and as a Member of the Board of Trustees of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI). He is a Licensed Engineer in the State of New York. Tom and his wife, Judy, live in New York City. In addition to his daughter, Lauren, he has a son, Michael, who will be 30 years old this month.